Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.
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Strande, L., Ronteltap, M., Brdjanovic, D. (Eds.) (2014)
Over a billion people in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation technologies. Until now, the management of faecal sludge resulting from these onsite technologies has been grossly neglected. Financial resources are often lacking, and onsite sanitation systems tend to be regarded as temporary solutions until sewer-based systems can be …
WHO, IWA (2018)
Strong operations and maintenance (O&M) programmes underpin the effectiveness and sustainability of drinking-water supply systems. Increased attention to and investment in O&M is needed to ensure that water safety and service delivery targets are consistently met and that public health is protected.
Water safety plans (WSPs) are a valuable tool to strengthen O&M programmes, and may contribute …
This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a step-by-step guide for ULBs to institute a framework for on-site sanitation system management. This SOP conforms to the advisory note on septage management released by MoUD and draws from UMC’s experience of working with ULBs in Gujarat. It provides a set of written instructions on
septic tank construction, cleaning and maintenance and disposal of …
Beukes, L., Naidoo,D. (2015)
On-site sanitation is a desirable option in many contexts and various on-site technologies have been rolled out in South Africa, as well as other countries, as a basic standard of adequate sanitation. Most on-site sanitation
systems accumulate sludge in a collection chamber which eventually becomes full and needs to be
emptied; the system can then be recommissioned for another cycle of use. If, …
Lerebours, A. (2016)
This manual sets out to summarise Action contre la Faim’s experience of water and sanitation governance, aided by invaluable contributions from a steering committee of governance experts. It was funded by the Action contre la Faim research foundation.
Ministry of Regional Development and Construction, et.al (2016)
National technical standards on ecosan toilets and constructed wetlands initiated by WECF for the Republic of Moldova.
Ministry of Urban Development (Government of India) (2014)
This publication summarizes the background, vision and sanitation policy issues in India that are adressed with the National Urban Sanitation Policy by the Ministry of Urban Development. It also provides draft frameworks, e.g. for City Sanitation Plans or developing state sanitation strategies.
Ekane, N. et al. (2016)
Policies are considered critical for creating an enabling environment for improving access to sanitation and hygiene services. There are, however, certain requirements that policies must meet for them to be coherent and supportive. This paper presents a comparative assessment of the sanitation policy and institutional frameworks in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania based on a …
ESCAP, UN-Habitat, AIT (2015)
The Policy Guidance Manual on Wastewater Management with a special emphasis on Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) highlights adequate policy and sustainable practices from the South-East Asia (SEA) region and worldwide. The primary objectives of the Policy Guidance Manual on DEWATS for SEA are three-fold:
(a) to guide national and local policy-makers and experts of SEA in …
The Septage Management Leader’s Guidebook, is a product of Oxfam through their program to improve sanitation in the super typhoon Haiyan devastation area of the central Philippines. The Manual presents a step-by-step strategy for scaling up septage management services more widely. The “Quick Start Guide” and the tools and checklists at the beginning of each step are designed to make the …
This library entry contains key documents involved in the implementation of the UBSUP programme, from the social marketing for improved toilet at household level to the construction and operation of the sanitation infrastructures (toilet and Decentralised Treatment Facility). Note that more documents are available on the SafiSan toolkit located in the WSTF website, see link below.
As an …
Reynaud, N. (2015)
Decentralised Wastewater Treatment Systems (DEWATS) such as disseminated by the Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA) are increasingly being recognized by decision makers across the world as an option for service delivery in densely populated low-income areas. However, little practical experience has been gathered methodologically on basic engineering and performance …
The symposium responded to needs of action as identified during 2015’s World Water Forum 7 in South-Korea and 2015’s World Water Week in Stockholm. By linking actual experiences from implementation with innovative concepts of urban development, the symposium aimed
▶▶ to generate an input to the realization of respective SDGs and to the HABITAT III process (Quito/Ecuador, October 2016) …
Peal, A., Evans, B., Blackett, I., Hawkins, P., Heymans, C. (2015)
Tiberghien, J.-E. (2013)
Wall, K., Ive, O. (2013)
Still, D., Foxon, K., O’Riordan, M. (2012)
Wall, K., Bhagwan, J., Ive, O. (2011)
O'Riordan, M. (2009)
Gutterer, B., Sasse, L., Panzerbieter, T., Reckerzügel, T. (2009)
Senzia, M.A., Lechner, M., Müllegger, E., Kimwaga, R. (2009)
The estimation of transportation costs, which will allow operators to make profit, is affordable to majority of residents in study area and as such there is a high chance for O&M of UDDTs to succeed in Arusha municipality. The important issue here is for the Municipal authority to establish resource-oriented section within the sanitation department to coordinate the process?There has been …
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